Ida Mae Lambert Martin Netherland
Funeral services for Ida Mae Lambert Martin Netherland of Natchez are 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, at Harrigill Funeral Home, with burial in Union Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Netherland, 94, died June 24, 2013 at her home. She was born in Lincoln County on May 11, 1919 to James Luther “Shug” Lambert and Doney Delaughter Lambert. She was a factory worker and a housewife. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceding her in death were her parents; husbands, Loney Lee Martin and Jewel Netherland; one son, Howard Loney Louis Martin Sr.; three grandchildren, Howard Lonney Martin, Kathy Martin Russell and Randall Martin; two great-grandsons; and 14 siblings, Louisus “Son” Lambert, Lena Mae Lambert Searcy, Mary Lambert Davis, Bertha Lambert Peacock, Ben Lambert, Lillian Lambert Seales, Hazel Lambert Preister, Etta Mae Lambert Hall, Cleo Lambert Searcy, J.L. Lambert, Genell Lambert Powell, John Edward “J.E.” Lambert and F.W. Lambert. Survivors are her four sons, Robert Lee Martin and wife, Mar Deanna, of Arkansas, John Edward Martin and wife, Dorothy Beavers, of Brookhaven, David Earl Martin of Arkansas and James Luther “J.L.” Martin and partner, Kyle Phillips, of Baton Rouge, La.; three daughters, Luna Mae Martin Harper and husband, Jerry, of Brookhaven, Eva Martin Farmer Williams of Arkansas and Mary Michele Martin Renard and husband, Robbie, of Natchez; sister, Eula Bea Lambert Price of Huntsville, Ala.; sister-in-law, Sue Knox Lambert of Natchez; 112 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Pallbearers will be Howard Martin Jr., Chris Harper, Johnny Martin, David Martin Jr., Alex Farmer, Shannon Price and Billy Baker.